Style Question: How many pattern can you wear?

Can you wear a patterned shirt with a pattern suit or sports coat?

Yes, as long as you follow the 3 following style rules for mixing patterns:

  1. Play with proportions!
  2. 1 in 3 (shirt, tie and suit jacket) needs to be solid! For example, if you are wearing a striped shirt with a plaid jacket make sure you wear a solid color tie.
  3. Remember less is more, if you don’t want to look like a clown limit your look to 3 colors.

Here are a few examples to follow:

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